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Helen’s BTS Podcast

Helen’s BTS Podcast

by Helen Yang, Reporter

May 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Multimedia, Online Exclusive, Podcasts

In her new podcast, senior Helen Yang dives into the basics of getting into BTS, the Korean boy group that has sparked an international craze, drawing many into the world of K-pop. Also known as Bangtan Sonyeondan, BTS is a seven-member South Korean boy band created in 2013 under the company Big...

Upper school orchestra celebrates seniors in annual spring concert

Upper school orchestra celebrates seniors in annual spring concert

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Multimedia, News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

Wrapping up a year of concerts and performances, the upper school orchestra played their final concert of the school year in the Patil Theater tonight, honoring senior musicians in an expansive collection of pieces that ranged from Harry Potter to Stravinsky. The show, which began at 8 p.m. following...

Second Quadchella of the year features student and faculty performers

Second Quadchella of the year features student and faculty performers

by Nicole Tian, Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

This year’s second Quadchella, organized by student council, was held in the quad during long lunch today and featured performers from all grades as well as from faculty. The goal of this event is to encourage members of the Harker community to display their talents as well as a chance for their p...

Jazz groups perform in an Evening of Jazz, ending with a commemoration of graduating seniors

Jazz groups perform in an Evening of Jazz, ending with a commemoration of graduating seniors

by Esha Gohil, Reporter

April 21, 2019


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

Jazz groups from the Middle School and Upper School continued their annual tradition of performing in Evening of Jazz, held tonight in the Rothschild Performing Center. The show started at 6:30 p.m and ended at 9:00 p.m, with a brief 10 minute intermission in between. The night began with 6th gr...

Too Yule for school: The treble with Christmas music

Too Yule for school: The treble with Christmas music

by Nilisha Baid, TALON Asst. Business and Social Media Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Online Exclusive

During the holidays, verses of Christmas music can be heard ringing through households across the country. Everyone knows the tune to “Jingle Bells” or “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” While Halloween has a couple of famous songs as well, for Thanksgiving or Easter, there aren’t any songs...

Four choral groups perform songs from around the world in winter concert

Four choral groups perform songs from around the world in winter concert

by Zachary Hoffman, TALON Reporter

December 2, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

Tambourines shake in hand and piano plays in the background; the voices of Harker’s choirs ring inside the theater. The Winter Concert featured performances by Bel Canto, Camerata, Cantilena and SUS4 at the annual non-ticketed event in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center on Nov. 30 at 6:30 p.m. The...

Inside a Crazy Rich Asians singer’s quest to mix the best of both worlds

Inside a Crazy Rich Asians singer’s quest to mix the best of both worlds

by Jin Tuan, Lifestyle Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Editor's Pick, Features, Online Exclusive

Neat rows of mahjong tiles shuffle around on the movie screen. Quick cuts between shots of Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) and Eleanor Sung-Young (Michelle Yeoh) reveal their poker faces, strained with tight lips and calculating stares. A pivotal scene in the box office darling Crazy Rich Asians strings on...

Concert Series returns after two years with jazz performance

Concert Series returns after two years with jazz performance

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Facebook Briefs, News, Online Exclusive

Members of the Harker community were invited to attend the first performance in this year's Harker Concert Series, which was hosted at 8 p.m. tonight in the Patil Theater and featured jazz pianist Taylor Eigsti and jazz saxophonist Dayna Stephens. Eigsti, who is childhood friends with upper...

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